Simple Grilled Radicchio SaladGrilled radicchio might sound strange, but certain greens — and reds, like radicchio — do great on the grill.

Level of Difficulty: Easy

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 10 minutes

Servings: 6 servings

Ingredients of Simple Grilled Radicchio Salad:

Lemon-Honey Vinaigrette

  • 1 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon honey

Salad Assembly

  • 8 ounces yellow wax beans, blanched
  • 4 heads radicchio, quartered
  • 4 cups mixed baby greens
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan Reggiano, shaved with a peeler, to taste

Directions Simple Grilled Radicchio Salad:

Lemon-Honey Vinaigrette 

  1. in a medium bowl, whisk all ingredients to blend. Season with salt and pepper to taste. You can make this ahead of time and simply whisk again right before serving.

Salad Assembly

  1. Pre-heat the grill to medium-high heat. Place radicchio in large bowl. Add enough dressing to coat evenly. Grill until tender and crispy on the outer leaves, turning occasionally, about 3 minutes.
  2. Coarsely chop the radicchio and slice the wax beans in half lengthwise.
  3. Add both to a large bowl with the mixed greens. Toss with enough dressing to coat. Season salad to taste with salt and pepper.
  4. Top with the shaved cheese and serve.